After a slow slate Saturday, we’re back to normal here with eight games and seven making up the main card beginning at 6 p.m. EST. We have many superstars in the DFS pool, and it’s going to be challenging to pick the right ones. We also want to offer up some value plays to pair with those studs, but we’ll kick things off with two top guards.
Stephen Curry, GSW at HOU ($46)
We assumed Curry would take it easy after his Finals run last year, but he’s on a mission. The former MVP has scored at least 40 Yahoo points in every game this season while generating a 52-point average. Those are career-best numbers from the best shooter of all time, and it’s clear Curry knows he needs to carry the load for this underwhelming offense. His biggest asset here is a matchup with Houston who are ranked 24th in points allowed and 28th in defensive efficiency. They’re also surrendering the most fantasy points to opposing PGs, with Chef Curry cooking up 66 Y! points in their most recent matchup.
De’Aaron Fox, SAC vs. DET ($37)
Fox has taken his game to another level this season, and it has Sacramento looking like a legitimate team. The speedster has produced at least 36 Yahoo points in all 12 games he’s finished while averaging 46 per outing across 34 minutes a night. Fox’s one dud was a first-quarter injury, and it makes him impossible to fade against Detroit’s disastrous defense. The Pistons rank 27th in points allowed and 29th in defensive efficiency. Fox has faced them four times over the last two years and has posted at least 45 fantasy points in each one.
Tyus Jones, MEM at BKN ($11)
It’s unfortunate Ja Morant went down with an ankle injury on Friday, but it should force Jones into another start at point guard. He’s been a stud in that role of late by averaging 38 Yahoo points in two starts this season. Tyus also averaged 29 Y! points per game in 23 starts last year, and it’s clear Memphis is comfortable putting the offense in his hands. He should succeed against Brooklyn’s subpar defense that gives up the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing PGs.
Guard to Avoid
Jordan Poole, GSW at HOU ($21)
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